Alumni Making Their Mark

With nearly 10,000 alumni living across 46 states and 60 countries, USF School of Law graduates are making their mark in the legal profession and beyond. Here’s where just a few of them are working.

2010s | 2000s | 1990s | 1980s | 1970s | 1960s1950s

  • Joe Lewis ’17, Associate, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, San Francisco, California
  • Brandon Banks ’16, Deputy Public Defender, San Francisco Public Defender’s Office, San Francisco, California
  • Joseph Christopher Rocha ’16, Judge Advocate, U.S. Marine Corps 
  • Katie Moran ’16, Deputy District Attorney, Contra Costa County District Attorney, Martinez, California
  • Max Hyatt ’16, Associate, Baker McKenzie, San Francisco, California
  • Shounak Dharap ’16, Associate Attorney, The Arns Law Firm, San Francisco, California
  • Lauren Pon, ’16, Associate, Hanson Bridgett, San Francisco, California
  • Vincent Townsend ’16, Corporate Associate, Reed Smith LLP, San Francisco, California
  • Calla Yee ’15, Associate, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, San Francisco, California
  • Claudia Garcia ’15, Associate, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, San Francisco, California 
  • Rebecca McClain ’15, Deputy Attorney General, Indiana Attorney General, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Karen Majovski ’13, Deputy City Attorney, Los Angeles City Attorney Office, Los Angeles, California
  • KimAnh Tran ’13, Associate Legal Counsel, Uber, San Francisco, California
  • Adrian Tirtanadi ’12, Executive Director and co-founder, Open Door Legal, San Francisco, California
  • Dave Rubin ’12, Staff Attorney/Public Defender Corps Fellow, 15th Judicial District Public Defender's Office, Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Elizabeth Muniz ’12, Deputy City Attorney, Child and Family Team, San Francisco City Attorney's Office, San Francisco, California
  • Katherine Chu ’12, Commercial Counsel, Facebook, Menlo Park, California
  • Paloma Wu ’12, Legal Director, ACLU of Mississippi, Jackson, Mississippi
  • Jophiel Philips ’11, JAG Attorney, Special Victims Counsel, United States Air Force, Jamaica, New York 
  • Elisa Cervantes Hamilton ’10, Assistant Attorney General, Illinois Attorney General’s Office, Chicago, Illinois
  • Nichelle Holmes ’10, Deputy District Attorney, Contra Costa County District Attorney, Martinez, California
  • Nick Larson ’10, Managing Partner, Murphy, Pearson, Bradley & Feeney, Seattle, Washington

2000s

  • Amol Mehra ’09, Director, International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, Washington, D.C.
  • Cameron Cloar-Zapaleta ’09, senior attorney and director, American Airlines, Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
  • Erik Chancellor Smith ’09, Vice President, Intellectual Property Finance, Fortress Investment Group, Seattle, Washington
  • Jennifer Loeb ’09, Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office, Washington, D.C. 
  • Marie Ma ’09, Senior Corporate Counsel and Director, Global Equity Administration, Gap Inc., San Francisco, California
  • Shannon Orr ’09, Privacy, Intuit, Mountain View, California 
  • Laura Cronin Ford ’08, Partner, Kaye Moser Hierbaum Ford LLP, San Francisco, California
  • Ifeoma Ajunwa ’07, Assistant Professor at Cornell ILR School/Faculty Member at Cornell Law, Faculty Associate at Harvard University, Ithaca, New York 
  • Matthew Chivvis ’07, Partner, Morrison & Foerster, San Francisco, California
  • Kimberly Irish ’06, Director of the Healthy Nonprofits Program at OneJustice, San Francisco, California
  • Walter Coronel ’06, Partner, Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • On Lu ’05, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP, San Francisco, California
  • Merritt Anderson ’04, VP Employee Experience & Engagement, Github, San Jose, California 
  • Yesenia M. Gallegos ’03, Partner, Fox Rothschild, Los Angeles, California
  • Josh Binder ’01, Partner, Davis Shapiro & Lewit, LLP, Los Angeles, California
  • Lisa Widup ’01, Senior Counsel, Internet Services, Apple, Cupertino, California
  • Naomi Kelly ’01, San Francisco City Administrator, City and County of San Francisco, San Francisco, California
  • Britt Strottman ’00, Shareholder, Environmental Litigation Group, Baron & Budd, San Francisco, California
  • Dana Brown Northcott ’00, Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property, Amazon.com, Seattle, Washington 

1990s

  • Johanna Sistek ’99, Senior Trademark Counsel, Oracle, San Francisco, California
  • Doris Cheng ’98, Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger, San Francisco, California
  • Hon. Jose Franco ’98, Judge, Santa Clara County Superior Court, San Jose, California
  • Julie Zavin ’97, Human Resources, Brand Marketing & Sports Marketing, Nike, Portland, Oregon
  • Brendan Woods ’96, Alameda County Public Defender, Oakland, California
  • Charles Kovats ’96, Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Stacy Miller Azcarate ’96, Founder and President of Miller, Sabino and Lee Legal Placement Services, San Francisco, California
  • Jessica Grant ’95, Partner, Venable LLP, San Francisco, California
  • Wendi Okun ’94, Senior Attorney, Microsoft, Seattle, Washington
  • John Orta ’93, General Counsel, Metromile, San Francisco, California
  • Hon. Benjamin T. Reyes ’92, Judge, Superior Court of California, Contra Costa County, Martinez, California
  • Bill Bilderback ’92, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, California Department of Justice, Los Angeles, California
  • Jean Afterman ’91, Senior Vice President, Assistant General Manager, New York Yankees, New York, New York
  • Barbara Moser ’90, Founding Partner, Kaye, Moser, Hierbaum, Ford LLP, San Francisco, California 
  • Molly Moriarty Lane ’90, Managing Partner, Morgan Lewis, San Francisco, California

1980s

  • Stephanie Sheridan ’88, Partner and Chair of Retail Practice Group, Managing Director, San Francisco Office, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, San Francisco, California
  • Jill Ravitch ’87, District Attorney, County of Sonoma, Santa Rosa, California
  • Dale Nelson ’84, Vice President, Senior Intellectual Property Counsel, Warner Bros., Los Angeles, California
  • Angela Alioto ’83, President, Law Offices of Joseph L. Alioto and Angela Alioto, San Francisco, California
  • Michael K. Brown ’82, Partner, Reed Smith, Los Angeles, California 
  • Lindbergh Porter ’81, Chairperson of the Board, Littler, San Francisco, California
  • Maggie Kavalaris ’81, Partner, Dentons, Washington, DC
  • Stephen Murphy ’81, Judge, San Francisco Superior Court, San Francisco, California 
  • Solomon Cera ’81, Managing Partner, CERA LLP, San Francisco, California
  • Martin Jenkins ’80, Justice for the California Court of Appeal for the First District, San Francisco, California

1970s

  • Bill Schuette ’79, Attorney General, Michigan, Midland, Michigan
  • Richard DalBello ’79, Vice President of Business Development and Government Affairs, Virgin Galactic, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Hon. Judi Epstein ’77, Judge, California State Bar Court, San Francisco, California
  • Patricia Gillette ’76, Keynote Speaker and Author, Mediator, JAMS, San Francisco, California 
  • Marjorie Scardino ’75, Lead Independent Director, Twitter, Inc and former CEO, Pearson PLC
  • Robert Arns ’75, Partner, The Arns Law Firm, San Francisco, California 
  • Hon. Daniel R. Foley ’74, Retired Associate Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals, State of Hawaii; Mediator/Arbitrator, Dispute Prevention & Resolution Inc., Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Hon. Mary Jane Theis ’74, Justice, Illinois Supreme Court, First District, Chicago, Illinois
  • Hon. Maria P. Rivera ’74, Associate Justice, California Court of Appeal for the First District, San Francisco, California 
  • Thomas Brandi ’72, Founder, The Brandi Law Firm, San Francisco, California 

1950s-1960s

  • Edward J. Imwinkelried ’69, Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law, Davis, California
  • Ron Laurie ’68, Chairman, InventionShare, Founder and Managing Director, Inflexion Point Strategy, Palo Alto, California
  • Hon. Ming Chin ’67, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of California, San Francisco, California 
  • Guido Saveri ’50, Senior Partner, Saveri & Saveri, Inc., San Francisco, California